Two more people have been charged in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father.
A state board will consider granting the gray wolf endangered species status on Wednesday, giving it a chance at returning to California in significant numbers after a decades-long hiatus.
The death toll from the mudslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 39.
State police are investigation a fatal crash in West Baton Rouge Parish.
At least one prospective juror in New Jersey could take a bite out of crime.
A consultant says road grading projects may have contributed to a slow-moving landslide that has displaced nearly 60 residents and damaged homes and businesses in Jackson, Wyo.
A judge in Phoenix will hold a hearing Wednesday in which lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will challenge the evidence used to keep him in jail without bail on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women in Arizona.
"A hard landing in China's economy is one of the biggest risks clouding the outlook for the rest of emerging Asia." — Capital Economics in a report this week. On Wednesday, China reported its slowest growth rate since the third quarter of 2012.
Classes resumed Wednesday at a Pittsburgh-area high school where authorities said a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard a week ago while rampaging through a hallway with two kitchen knives.
General Motors revealed in court filings late Tuesday that it will soon ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims for conduct that occurred before its 2009 bankruptcy.